The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has condemned the raping and killing of its student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, in a church.
Naija News reports that Uwaila Omozuwa, who was in her 100-level studying Microbiology in UNIBEN, was allegedly raped and killed by some unknown person while reading in a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Benin City.
Reacting through a statement by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire, Vice-Chancellor of UNIBEN, Lilian Salami, expressed shock and sadness over Omozuwa’s demise.
Mrs Salami stated that inflicting such pain on any family in this era of COVID-19 pandemic is a wicked act.
She advised UNIBEN students to be careful of the company they keep and the places they visited.
While asking God to grant her soul peaceful rest, the UNIBEN VC revealed that a delegation had been sent to commiserate with the bereaved family.